Corpus ID: 28512065

Biogenetic Structuralism

  title={Biogenetic Structuralism},
  author={S. Leavy},
  journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine},
  pages={420 - 421}
  • S. Leavy
  • Published 1976
  • The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine
Structuralism is a movement within the sciences of man holding that the order which we are able to observe in the world is isomorphic with the order that obtains in the observing mind. The correspondences that exist between world and mind are not generally apparent from inspection, but require scrutiny into the "deep structure" that underlies phenomena, a concept first propounded by Ferdinand De Saussure in his analysis of language. Social organizations, like myths and languages, are based on… Expand